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FOX News
Jan 28, 2013 7:00pm PST
states senate. the constitution says there are 1100 positions like secretary of state and member of the national labor relations board that require advise and consent of the senate. if you sent someone up here that the senators don't want to confirm, they can't be confirmed. i was that way, president bush the first sent my name up education senator 20 years ago and some democratic senators held me up three months and that's what the senate does. >> greta: a single republican could have held up the appointment. it's not that the senate is-- the senate majority is democrats, so, one single republican could have held up the-- >> no, not really. it's 40 republicans or if 40 senators can block an appointment. it takes 40. >> greta: okay, so he would have gotten-- wouldn't you expect his appointments to the nlrb in light of the fact there are so many democrats in the senate, that is the majority, that they would have gotten confirmed anyway? >> neighbor, but in these appointees said we think we can get rid of the secret ballot in union elections by executive order, administrative order in
FOX News
Jan 24, 2013 10:00pm PST
million undocumented illegal people in this country. so, why should the united states or what should the united states do about illegal immigration? he we asked florida senator marco rubio. >> let me ask you a mixed question, one is on illegal immigration and the other is the future of the republican party because there's a huge population out there, hispanic population and that's been a big issue. >> well, two separate issues. illegal immigration is bad for america. legal immigration is good for america and the fact of the matter is that we have 11 million people in this country, more or less, that are undocumented. i don't know anyone who is happy about that. and, but we have to deal with what we have. i mean, the truth is that the reality of is that these 11 million people the vast majority are going to be here for the rest of their lives. our obligation as policy makers is deal with them in a way that's compassionate and humane and also responsibility in a way that's not unfair to anybody who has done it the right way and in a way that makes sure that we never have to do this again. what i really he don't want to see is ten years from now we're back here talki
FOX News
Jan 24, 2013 1:00am EST
, that's a fundamental. the president of the united states as late as september 24th, two weeks later, did not acknowledge that this was an act of terror. >> and i have said many times, i take responsibility and nobody is more submitted to getting this right. >> madam secretary, you let the consulate become a death trap and that's national security malpractice. had i been president at the time and found that you did not read the cables from benghazi, did not read the cables from ambassador stevens, i would have relieved you of your post. >> this pandora's box, if you will, of weapons coming out of these countries in the middle east and north africa is the source of one of our biggest threats, there's no doubt that the algerian terrorists had weapons from libya. >> the american people deserve to know answers, and they certainly don't deserve false answers, and answers that were given the american people on september 15th by the ambassador of the united nations were false. i certainly did not know of my report that contradicted the ic talking points at the time that ambassador rice went on t
FOX News
Jan 31, 2013 10:00pm EST
the united states senate. >> first. >> name one. >> i don't know. >> why would you say it. >> i didn't have in mind a specific person. >> do you agree that it's a provocative statement, that i can't think of a more provocative thing to say about the relationship between united states and israel and the senate and congress in which you said.... >> you continued to hotel extreme views far to the left of even this administration. >> do you think it is right that israel was committing a sickening slaughter as you said before on the floor of the senate. >> i think i would read all of what i said. first i've said many times every nation has a right to defend itself. >> do you think a slaughter would constitute a war crime? >> no, it depends if they were attacked. it depends on many things. >> the question i would like to ask you and you can answer it, what do you think the iranian foreign ministry strongly supports your nomination to be secretary of defense? >> i have a difficult time with american politics. senator, i have no idea. thank you. >> greta: john bolton joins us, ambassado
FOX News
Jan 29, 2013 1:00am EST
united states september. the constitution says there are 1100 positions, like secretary of state and member of the national labor relations board, that require teas advise and consent of the senate. if you send someone up here that senators don't want to confirm, then they can't be confirmed will. i was that way. president bush the first sent my name up here as education secretary 20 years ago and democratic senators hel me up for 3 months, that's what the senate does. >> a single republican could have held up the appointment. it is not that -- it's a -- that the senate majority's democrats. so one single republican -- >> no, not really. if -- 40 republicans, or 40 senators can block an appointment. it takes 40. >> okay. so -- wouldn't you expect that his appointment to the nlrb nlight of the fact there are so many democrats in the senate, that's a majority, that they would have gotten confirmed anyway. >> well, maybe. but if the appointees had said, we think we can get rid of the secret ballot in unielections by administrative order, instead of passing a law, i voted to block them and so would have almost all the republicans and they would have never made t. so the president was tr
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